OIT Training Instructor Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
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Camtasia: Creating Instruction

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Would you like to record your desktop and make amazing videos to deliver instruction? Need an easy way to provide course guidance or feedback on an assignment? It’s easy with Camtasia’s built in screen recorder. You can make your videos stand out by adding visual effects, animated backgrounds, cursor highlights, callout shapes, royalty-free music, and you can even add quiz questions. All these features will be demonstrated and you will have time to create a video to share with your students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Analytics for Student Success

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Analytics can improve student success by providing insight into student learning behaviors. Faculty will learn how to assess the effectiveness of their online teaching methods, identify areas that need improvement, and identify at-risk students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Assignments and Grades

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This workshop will focus on the Canvas assignment tool faculty can use to track and/or improve student learning. Instructors will also learn the relationship between Canvas assignments and the grade book. We'll go beyond the nuts and bolts of assignment creation and management by learning about many best practices and helpful hints that can contribute toward a better, more efficient online experience for both you and your students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Foundations: Getting Started

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This workshop provides a foundational overview of basic features and functionality available in Canvas that allows instructors to build and support engaging courses.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Getting Started with Canvas Studio

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This workshop will provide an overview of the Canvas Studio video platform - the next-generation online video learning platform. Canvas Studio integrates with Canvas and allows instructors to seamlessly create media interaction and active learning experiences in the online classroom. Learn how Canvas Studio can engage both students and instructors, provide insightful viewing analytics, generate captions, and turn video and audio content into conversation. All workshops are listed in Eastern Standard Time. Zoom session link: https://tiny.utk.edu/studio-training

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: New Quizzes

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New Quizzes, the newest assessment engine in Canvas, will eventually replace the Classic Quiz tool in Canvas. New Quizzes offers many benefits for online assessment, including a redesigned, more modern interface, a variety of new question types, detailed quiz log information, and more! Join us in this workshop session to learn how New Quizzes functions and compares to Classic Quizzes.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: What's New in Online@UT

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What's New in Canvas - Join us for this one-hour workshop and explore the latest updates in Online@UT (Canvas). It is important to stay up to date as features and functionality get added, changed, or removed frequently in Canvas. Come learn new and upcoming enhancements inside the Canvas interface!

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Instructing: Leveraging Student Devices for Active Learning

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"Can you imagine your life without a computer or smartphone? They make our lives easier, more efficient, and more connected. This goes for students, too! Rather than thinking of these devices as digital distractions, instructors can view them as opportunities for interaction, creativity, collaboration, research, and more! In this LIVE online workshop you will: 1. Explore the challenges and opportunities for active learning presented by student digital devices in online and on-campus course delivery formats. 2. Brainstorm some practical ideas and strategies for managing digital distractions and using student devices for active learning in your courses."

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Instructing: Screencasting Tips to Enhance Teaching and Learning

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Video screen capture, known as screencasting, is an excellent way to provide students with quick, short, “just in time” instruction that’s available for them to access anytime, anywhere, and at their own pace. Screencasting is also an excellent option for providing annotated feedback, or a creative means for students to share and demonstrate knowledge. In this workshop we will explore options for creating and sharing screencasts to enhance both teaching and learning, using your own available video capture technology (e.g., mobile phone, tablet, etc.), Canvas or Zoom.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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LinkedIn Learning: Creating Collections & Groups

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Participants will gain an understanding of how to use LinkedIn Learning as admin, how to create collections, creating reports, and posting to Canvas.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft 365: Sharing and Collaborating

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This workshop will focus on using the collaborative aspects of the Office 365 suite. We will cover related features of Outlook and Calendar, Groups, Planner, and OneNote, as well as Office 365 mobile apps.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft Bookings: Overview

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This workshop will walk you through the basics of setting up Microsoft Bookings. Bookings is an online app that makes scheduling appointments a breeze. Bookings can be setup for single use or for your entire office.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft Teams: Overview

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Get a quick overview of how to use Microsoft Teams for your group. Learn about chats, channels, scheduling video calls, and lots more. We'll leave time for Q&A at the end to answer any specific questions you have.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Accessibility & UDL: Designing Accessible Course Materials

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This workshop series provides opportunity for faculty to learn about the benefits and applied principles for proactively designing courses that are accessible for all learners. Specific topics include why and how to design accessible material, including: word documents, PDFs, Canvas pages, and video & audio. It is intended to be a practical survey, guiding participants through the steps to make material accessible on the level of providing perceptual access and utility for everyone. As part of the workshop, participants will practice applying these concepts to actual course material from their courses with guided oversight and support. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/D9JTMB

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Best Practices for Assessment Design & Delivery

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Putting your final exam online? Need ideas for how to assess learner progress in Canvas? This is a one-stop location for asynchronous, self-paced training related to designing and delivering effective tests and assessments online. Topics include pedagogy and design, using Canvas to construct tests and assessments, and facilitating feedback effectively. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/6WEPDH.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Canvas Folio: Digital Tool for Assessment and Student Career Prep

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Canvas Folio is an electronic portfolio tool that students, faculty, and staff can use to craft a professional digital version of their resume or portfolio. Folio is fully integrated with Canvas and is more robust than Canvas’ ePortfolio tool. Students have lifetime access to their Folio and can continue to contribute to it after graduation. This self-paced, online course features how-to resources for creating, customizing, and sharing your Folio, and examples of Folios for various disciplines. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/B7KWRF

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Canvas Training for Faculty

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This workshop is designed to familiarize instructors with the need-to-know tools and features of Canvas in order to design, deliver, and manage your course effectively. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/WMMY8E

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Clicker Self-Service

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This course will equip you with the tools and knowledge to pose response-driven questions in real-time during your course instruction. Whether you teach with Powerpoint or other presentation styles, you can use the TurningPoint software to ask and receive responses. This response system also allows you to sync the responses to Canvas for class participation scores or quizzes. By completing this course you will have the ability to:
• Setup your Canvas course to use clickers
• Create questions in PowerPoint, Anywhere Polling (questions over other software), Self-paced quizzes (participants answer at their own pace), or Scheduled quizzes.
• Sync grades to Canvas
Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/CBGWWE

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Implementing UDL on Canvas

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Canvas offers robust tools for accessible and engaging course design. This course helps instructors and instructional designers learn how to maximize the design of Canvas courses using the principles and practice of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The course also models best practices for Canvas course design, offering rich opportunities to both experience and learn. As a self-paced asynchronous learning experience, you may complete the course whenever and wherever you'd like and at your own pace. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/M8Y8M9

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: OER: Avoiding Copyright Issues With Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Learn how to use Open Educational Resources (OER) in your presentations and course materials, and save students money by using open textbooks. OER are materials licensed for sharing by their creators. This self-paced, online course covers how to find them, evaluate OER for fit and quality, properly attribute and license OER, share OER, and how to guide others in creating OER. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/K4L8AC

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: PowerPoint for Faculty & Staff

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Do you have a class or conference presentation coming up? Get some tips for designing a great PowerPoint presentation. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/3M49RJ

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Teaching Online Reboot: Canvas and Zoom

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Learn the general framework for easily creating Canvas course sites by applying a new course template as well as techniques to manage the online classroom environment using Zoom. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL, https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/63EGGE.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Panopto: Learn to Record and Edit in Panopto

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This workshop will cover the basics of recording and editing using Panopto. Learn two ways to record by choosing from the browser-based recording feature called Panopto Capture or the Panopto Desktop Application. Attendees will also learn simple editing techniques using Panopto's built-in editor.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Panopto: Manage, Host, and Assign Videos within Canvas

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This workshop will cover practical techniques for uploading and managing Panopto content within Canvas. Panopto is fully integrated with Canvas allowing instructors to share content to their Canvas course without leaving the course site. Learn how to add Panopto video content to your course using the external tools and text editor functions inside of Canvas. Integrate videos within the assignments function in Canvas to allow students to submit their own Panopto videos for feedback and grades.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: Breakout Rooms

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Breakout rooms can be a useful part of the Zoom experience, from organizing group discussions during class time to running multiple presentations in a conference type setting. The agenda will cover how breakout rooms work in Zoom: how they’re created, what they’re useful for, and the latest available features. Attendees will get to experience breakout rooms firsthand in this session, and they’ll also be given the opportunity to take control of the session and get experience creating and using breakout rooms themselves.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: Introduction to LiveOnline@UT

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If you currently use tools like Skype and FaceTime, or require an alternative tool for video conferencing for administrative or teaching needs, you’ll want to learn more about LiveOnline@UT (Zoom). Zoom enables users to have interactive, high-quality video and audio conferences from laptops, desktops, and mobile devices. Join us to learn more about Zoom and how it can assist you in teaching and learning, administration, and research collaboration.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: What's New in LiveOnline@UT?

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What's New In Zoom - Join us for this one-hour workshop and explore the latest updates in LiveOnline@UT (Zoom). The agenda includes topics such as exploring content sharing and screen layout options, engaging on-screen feedback icons, and managing participants. We’ll discuss these topics and much more! Pre-requisite: Experience with scheduling and leading Zoom meetings. This workshop is online and the workshop instructor will email you a Zoom meeting link the day before the workshop.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Adobe Spark: Easy Ways You Can Have Your Students Create Assignments

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Spark is a free cloud-based application that empowers you to create creative social media Post, Pages and Videos with voice-over. It’s very easy to use, and creating content is just a mouse click away. Adobe even provides stock photos and royalty-free music for the videos you create. Adobe has created a wonderful tool for producing online content. Because the application is cloud-based, you can start a project on one computer and continue editing it on another computer or device.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Canvas Catalog

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Canvas Catalog is an outreach platform for non-credit/non-degree related purposes. Colleges or units may use Catalog to offer professional development, public outreach, or other certificate-based courses. Catalog extends access to those outside of the university community. Catalog offerings can be fee-based using a special payment gateway, or they can be offered at discounts based on special promotional codes, or at no additional cost to the participant. Customized certificates are available to users upon completion of activities. Catalog is a separate instance of Canvas and is the only avenue to provide external users to a Canvas-based course.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Classroom Tech: Classroom Technology Presentation Run-Thru

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Do you want to test out recording your lecture in your classroom? Register for a one-on-one practice session. An OIT trainer will meet you via Zoom to help you recording, sound, and visuals with Zoom or Panopto. Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer and a link to a Zoom meeting. For your testing session, you will need to reserve and arrange access to your desired building and classroom. OIT can not provide access to buildings or rooms. If you do not have access to a classroom, OIT can host the session in an OIT reserved room.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Classroom Tech: Consultation In an OIT Reserved Location

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Classroom Technology Training in an OIT scheduled room. This is classroom training will be held in either a medium or large-sized classroom that we have reserved for you. You’ll come to the reserved room to get training on the general use of classroom technology. An OIT trainer will meet with you for one-on-one in-person training. Bring your laptop and power cord. Come prepared with questions and be prepared to practice the techniques you plan to use in your courses. We’ll cover the topics you need such as, recording with Zoom or Panopto, document camera, Cynap features, playing videos in the classroom, and projecting your presentation. Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer and a question asking whether you would prefer to train in a medium or large classroom. We can not guarantee the room size, but will do our best. We’ll give you the building and room location and directions on how to enter the building. This training is good for instructors who do not know what room they will be using or who do not have access to their classroom.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Classroom Tech: Consultation in Your Classroom

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"Classroom Technology Training in a room that you schedule. A trainer will meet you in your location. An OIT trainer will meet with you for one-on-one in-person training. Bring your laptop and power cord. Come prepared with questions and be prepared to practice the techniques you plan to use in your courses. We’ll cover the topics you need such as, recording with Zoom or Panopto, document camera, Cynap features, playing videos in the classroom, and projecting your presentation. Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer and a question asking what room and building we will meet you in. Please let us know if the building is unlocked or if we’ll need to meet you outside so you can let us in. We can not give access to rooms that we have not reserved. You will need access to the room. This training is best for instructors who know the room they are teaching in and who have access to the room and building prior to classes."

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Proctorio: Remote Proctoring for Online Assessments

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This Proctorio overview session will provide you the knowledge to get started using Proctorio in your Canvas course sites to remotely proctor online assessment in efforts to help protect the academic integrity of test-takers.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.